Inclusivity

Letting the right ones in: obstacles in graduate admissions  

March 29, 2017
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Our previous article discussed admission metrics such as the GRE (Graduate Record Examination), undergraduate GPA (grade point average), previous research…

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How Cell Biologists Work: Danelle Devenport on how a risky decision shaped her path in science

March 24, 2017
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In this second installment of How Cell Biologists Work, we are fortunate to hear from Danelle Devenport, an assistant professor…

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Can we anticipate graduate student success if we can't assess it?

March 20, 2017
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How we choose the next generation of scientists is at the root of a sustainable scientific enterprise. The true value…

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The Postdoc Lab Search: Becoming a Little Fish in a Big Pond

March 10, 2017
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I grew up in New England about an hour outside of Boston. But an aversion to cold dreary winters and…

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Cell Biology in China: An Interview with Xuebiao Yao

February 24, 2017
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The last decade in China has witnessed great momentum in the development of science and technology, including molecular and cell…

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Who should be training trainees on reproducibility and ethics?

February 10, 2017
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A recent piece in Nature by Monya Baker, “Reproducibility: Seek out stronger science,” discussed the availability, or lack thereof, of…

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Amy Gladfelter on the ‘random-skip,’ using your intuition, and crossing things off

January 5, 2017
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The cell biology field is full of creative people and just as many creative approaches to doing great science. As…

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Women In Science: The Untold Downside to Achievement

August 28, 2014
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Throughout my PhD years, I have worked passionately on the issue of “Women in Science.” Becoming the president of the…

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